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Oshii, Mamoru

Overview
Works: 317 works in 698 publications in 8 languages and 5,648 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Animated films  Science fiction films  Motion pictures  Fiction  Science fiction television programs  Animated television programs  Vampire films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Creator, Film editor, Scenarist, Commentator, Performer, Adapter, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Ghost in the shell by Mamoru Oshii ( Visual )
108 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a world caught in the grip of information overload, Major Kusangi is an elite officer and heavily modified cybernetic agent. She is on the trail of a computer criminal who turns people into human marionettes, controlled by computer. She discovers his true identity lies at the centre of a vast and lethal political conspiracy. DVD
Ghost in the shell 2 innocence by Mamoru Oshii ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Batou is a cyborg. His body is artificial: the only remnants left of his humanity are traces of his brain ... and the memories of a woman called The Major. A detective for the government's covert anti-terrorist unit, Public Security Section 9, Batou is investigating the case of a gynoid - a hyper-realistic female robot created specifically for sexual companionship - who malfunctions and slaughters her owner. As Batou delves deeper into the investigation, questions arise about humanity's need to immortalize its image in dolls. Together, Batou and his partner must take on violent Yakuza thugs, devious hackers, government bureaucrats and corporate criminals to uncover the shocking truth behind the crime. Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence is the story of a solitary cyborg who desperately wants to hold on to what's left of his humanity in a world where the worth of the human soul is fading almost into obscurity
Sukai kurora The sky crawlers ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sky crawlers are young fighter pilots that have been genetically designed to live forever. Dogfight warfare is their game and they live their lives to the fullest until they are shot down and reproduced. Fearless teenage pilot Yuichi's curiosity is at a peak as he struggles to find his missing past while his beautiful commander Suito is reluctant to discuss the fate of the pilot he is replacing
Avalon by Mamoru Oshii ( Visual )
35 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 9 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Feature film from Japan/Poland. Fantasy/science fiction. Sometime in the future, young people are becoming increasinly addicted to a potentially fatal computer battle simulation game, Avalon. Avalon super warrior Ash, who lives alone with her dog, decides to advance to the next level despite the risks involved
Rewind this! ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 1980s, videotape changed the world and laid the foundation for modern media culture. This film traces the rise and fall of VHS from its heyday as the mainstream home video format to its current status as a nostalgic relic and prize to collectors who still cherish it. Features interviews with both filmmakers and enthusiasts from the VHS era
Jinrō JIn-roh by Hiroyuki Okiura ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a very different Tokyo from the one we know today, the totalitarian government rules with an iron fist. But a group called The Sect is staging demonstrations and challenging the government's martial law
Patlabor the mobile police ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The year is 1999 and Tokyo's Mobile police have a new weapon in the war on crime. Robots called Labors are used to combat criminals. The Patlabor cops are investigating rogue Labors rampaging across the city. They uncover a plot to infect Tokyo's Labor population with the deadly Babel virus
Ghost in the shell 2.0 ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a world caught in the grip of information overload, Major Kusanagi is an elite officer and heavily modified cybernetic agent on the trail of a computer-criminal who turns people into human marionettes. She discovers that his true identity lies at the center of a vast and lethal political conspiracy
Blood, the last vampire by Hiroyuki Kitakubo ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"At the Yokota Air Force base in Japan, a nervous American military is on the brink of the Vietnam War. But a greater threat exists within the walls of the heavily guarded compound: vampires. A team of top-secret undercover agents dispatches a mysterious young woman to destroy them ... She is the last remaining original."--Videocassette container
Patlabor 2 the movie by Mamoru Oshii ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A terrorist organization threatens to send shockwaves throughout Japan's military. With evidence of the impending takeover, the Patlabor units must defend the city against danger
Patlabor the movie ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an alternate 1999 Tokyo, robots called Labors are heavily relied upon to reshape the city. The police have caught on to a plot aimed at taking over control of the Labors in order to destroy Tokyo. It is up to the Special Vehicles Section 2 team to catch the criminals and save Tokyo from devastation
Blood the last vampire : night of the beasts by Mamoru Oshii ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At Yokota Base in Japan, nervous American soldiers stand guard. Although they fear the enemy outside their base, an even more dangerous enemy waits within--vampires. Saya, a fierce and beautiful vampire hunter, is sent to lead an undercover team to wipe out the vampires before they wipe out the base
Jinrō Jin-roh ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Japanese and English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten years have passed since war changed the face of Japan; a Japan which now burns with the fire of civil unrest. Fueled by rampant crime and poverty, a well-armed anti-government group has risen amongst the people with the intent of stopping the government through its terrorist plots. To combat this group, an elite group of heavily-armored soldiers was formed. Trained like dogs, these men were to combat the growing unrest with extreme and severe prejudice - these men were the Capitol Police. However, when Constable Fuse, a member of the Capitol Police, hesitates to kill a young courier, he is forced to face his own humanity and ultimately decide - is it better to live as a chained dog? Or die a free man?
Assault girls ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the aftermath of global thermonuclear war, three battle tested women distinctly armed with assault rifles and electrifying magic are transported to the virtual world of Avalon F. It's here these beautiful women known as Assault Girls must test their fighting skills in an epic virtual battle against sand-dwelling monsters known as Sand Whales. As the virtual game begins to unfold, the sparkle of muzzle flash begins to fade and assault ships gather overhead
Ghost in the shell 2 Innocence by Mamoru Oshii ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Batou is a cyborg, his body is artificial: the only remnants left of his humanity are traces of his brain...and the memories of a woman called The Major. A detective for the government's covert anti-terrorist unit, Public Security Section 9, Batou is investigating the case of a gynoid - a hyper-realistic female robot created specifically for sexual companionship - who malfunctions and slaughters her owner.... This is the story of a solitary cyborg who desperately wants to hold on to what's left of his humanity, in a world where the worth of the human soul is fading almost into obscurity
Patlabor 1 the movie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in Japanese and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's 1999 and a new humanoid-type machine called "Labor" has created new crimes. The Metropolitan Police Department has established a special vehicle patrol unit called "PATLABOR."
Patlabor 2 the movie ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in Japanese and French and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the near future, advanced robots called "Labors" are used worldwide for civil and military operations. In order to combat criminals who might misuse this new technology, the Tokyo Police Department's Special Vehicle Division (SVD) is equipped with Patrol Labors, or Patlabors, to fight urban crime. The date is 2002, three years after the events of PATLABOR 1-Mobile Police. The destruction of a United Nations Labor team in South East Asia signals the beginning of a deadly terrorist plan that threatens to send shockwaves throughout Japan's military. With evidence of an impending military takeover, the scattered members of the original SVD must gather to defend the city against danger
Urusei yatsura, beautiful dreamer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in Japanese and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Ataru was a hopeless teenage loser until he met the beautiful space princess Lum. Now he's a famous loser with a superpowered alien girlfriend! ... Lum's very existence throws the space-time continuum completely out of whack, and Ataru's high school is trapped in an alternate reality bursting with obnoxious aliens."--Container
Urusei yatsura ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When everyone in town receives invitations to Ataru's wedding, they are shocked to see that his alien sweetheart Lum is not the bride
The red spectacles ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"As the world decayed into chaos, the Metropolitan Police had no choice but to fight back, creating an elite unit of police. They became known as the Kerberos, the Watchdogs of Hell."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Mamoru, Oshii
Mamotu, Oshii.
Maruwa, Rei.
Oshī, Mamoru.
Oshī, Mamoru 1951-
Oshii, Mamoru.
Oshii, Mamoru 1951-
Rei Maruwa.
オシイ, マモル 1951-
押井守
押井守 1951-
Languages
Japanese (131)
English (97)
French (26)
Spanish (22)
German (16)
Polish (11)
Italian (4)
Multiple languages (1)
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